All Blog Posts Tagged 'Shermer' (4)

John Lennox's Arguments Destroyed by Michael Shermer before Lennox even started?

I found this a very amusing debate.

Quite humorous comments from both sides.

But, the well was already poisoned by Michael Shermer before Lennox started his preconceived spiel. 

Lennox made every mistake Shermer already gave an answer to in his first argument.

Lennox continually used the following fallacies:

"It is not possible to:" (An argument from ignorance, is following and a Dunning-Kruger effect ( "I Know") bit of nonsense is…


Added by Dyslexic's DOG on February 14, 2015 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Interview: Dr. Michael Shermer

Greetings from The Project

Recently, we interviewed Dr. Michael Shermer about his most recent book The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies—How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths for our podcast. Listening options are at the end of this post.

In addition to authoring numerous books, Shermer’s impressive list of distinctions includes Founding publisher of Skeptic Magazine, Executive Director of the Skeptics Society, and host…


Added by The Mile High Sanity Project on August 24, 2011 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

A Question for Christian Apologists

My Brethren without Christ, I have to let you know you're all a bunch of Darwinian primates. (Just hit the link below to get the joke.) I just got back from the September 28, 2010, Dinesh D'Souza/Michael Shermer debate at USF in Tampa. They took questions at the end of the session and I got a chance to ask the following question in front of around a thousand attendees.

The opening…


Added by Rich Goss on September 30, 2010 at 1:01pm — 37 Comments

Renowned Skeptic Michael Shermer: Deist or Just Disingenuous?

Has the once-luminary champion of skepticism, and self-proclaimed atheist, recast his lot with religion and thereby reclaimed his erstwhile lost Ichthys?

As an independent scholar, skeptic and atheist, I have followed Dr. Michael Shermer for some years, read all but one of his books, and attended a number of his public lectures, such as TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design.) Shermer is a dynamic, engaging speaker, talented author, and is prolific in his… Continue

Added by Frank J. Ranelli on December 3, 2009 at 7:48am — 1 Comment

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